Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS46 KMFR 022230
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
230 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

ORZ021-022-031230-
/O.CON.KMFR.BH.S.0006.161203T1200Z-161204T0000Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
230 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
   THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* HAZARDS...NORTHWEST SWELL AROUND 16 FEET WILL PRODUCE 23 FOOT
  BREAKERS IN THE SURF ZONE.

* TIMING...LARGE BREAKERS ARE EXPECTED MOST OF THE DAY ON SATURDAY
  WITH HIGHEST POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS WAVE RUNUP ON BEACHES LATE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON...AROUND HIGH TIDE.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...ALL BEACHES... BUT ESPECIALLY WEST AND
  NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WAVE RUNUP ON BEACHES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  NORMAL. JETTIES AND THE SURF ZONE WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  DANGEROUS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER. ALWAYS KEEP AN EYE ON
THE OCEAN.

&&

$$

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